Portrait of Chris O'Prey

Chris O'Prey

Senior Software Development Engineering Lead


I started as a Software Development Engineer in Test in the MSR User eXperience Technologies (MSR UXT) team in Nov 2007, based in the Microsoft Research Cambridge lab, and am now a Senior Software Development Engineer. During this time I have worked on a great range of projects with some remarkably talented people.

Products & Research

Microsoft Research AutoCollage 2008
Microsoft Research AutoCollage Touch 2009 (limited OEM availability only)
Microsoft® Touch Mouse
Kinect™ for Windows® – SlideShow Gestures-WPF (MSDN)
2 foot PC – Bringing Freehand Gestural Interaction to the desktop
Project Colletta
Fetch! for iOS / what-dog.net


Photokina 2008 – AutoCollage, ICE and HD View (in German)


2 foot PC at ResearchNext 2013 – The Verge, ZD Net
Fetch! is released – Microsoft News Center